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Songs of the Fertile Crescent
November 15, 2012 @ 8:00 pm
World premiere of a suite of arias from the new opera, Territories (libretto by Palestinian American playwrite Betty Shamied and music by Andreia Pinto-Correia), sung by Iranian soprano Haleh Abghari, and concert featuring women composers from the Middle East and Iberia. the concert will be followed by an onstage discussion
This event was part of The Fertile Crescent Project, a showcase of exhibitions, lectures, performances, film screenings, and events focused on women from the Middle East. These programs explore matters of gender, homeland, geopolitics, theology, the environment, and transnationalism.